RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Bathrooms and washrooms

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
TOTO  - Clean Technology in the Bathroom
Clean Technology in the Bathroom
Seminar, by TOTO
Provides more information on a variety of bathroom clean technologies, including: the hygiene benefits of improved WC pan design; water saving and effective WC flushing by design; how hygienic glaze reduces the build-up of dirt and bacteria; washlet/shower toilets – key design and hygiene factors to consider; how electrolysed water (e-water) combats bacteria; self-cleaning ceramic technology, and; self-power auto faucet technology.

TOTO is a global company of Japanese origin, a world leader in the production of sanitary ware, and a name that has been synonymous with ceramics and the advancement of bathroom technology since it was founded in 1917.

Innovation has helped to redefine the bathroom and how we interface with it. TOTO has re-imagined everyday functionality to create new, lasting and enjoyable experiences.

TOTO operates in 13 counties and has 32 sites, employing more than 30,000 people – approximately 900 in R&D alone. TOTO’s UK office and flagship showroom are situated in Clerkenwell, London.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Prospec Ltd - Specifying Cubicles and Lockers for Sports Venues, Gyms, Hotels, Spas and Leisure Centres
Specifying Cubicles and Lockers for Sports Venues, Gyms, Hotels, Spas and Leisure Centres
Seminar, by Prospec Ltd
Offers an insight into appropriate specification of glass and laminates in leisure facilities, to achieve the required aesthetic, style and expectations. Find out more about the specifics that really do make the difference. This seminar also identifies and highlights common leisure specification pitfalls, as well as the latest BREEAM, LEED, Building Regulations and DDA requirements.

Prospec has a heritage that dates back more than a century. The Prospec name is synonymous with quality – as evidenced by the fact that the company was asked to design and install cubicles for the 2012 London Olympic games. Prospec offers support from project conception through to installation. Using its own fitting teams ensures that, in addition to design and manufacturing excellence, its finished installations are always to the highest standard. With free site measurement/surveys and CAD drawings prepared for approval, Prospec really does offer a comprehensive service.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 45 minutes
Franke Sissons Ltd - Water Management and Conservation in Commercial Washrooms
Water Management and Conservation in Commercial Washrooms
Seminar, by Franke Sissons Ltd
Examines the different aspects of water conservation and management in washroom environments, and how the products one choses impact the overall sustainability of the building. Covers: the environmental and sustainability issues associated with water management in the washroom; methods of water management and monitoring, and water saving technology, and; the impact on sustainability of brassware choices, including electronic and self-closing water controls.

Franke has provided innovative, practical and durable washroom solutions for over 230 years. It is a world leader in washroom design and manufacturing, servicing all sectors, including education, healthcare, leisure, hotels, transport and stadia. With a product range that includes stainless steel, brassware and composite products, Franke has a wide knowledge base to support and advise specifiers on the best solution for any project.

Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 30 minutes